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Woodchucks Fall to Chinooks

WAUSAU, WI – The Woodchucks hosted the Lakeshore Chinooks for the first time this season and were unable to take a lead in the two game series at Athletic Park.

 

In the first inning Brandon Seltzer was able to hit a single, and Kenny Rodriguez had an RBI single to bring Seltzer home. In the bottom of the fourth, the Woodchucks were able to drive in another run with a hit off of Adam Frank, which scored Javier Rosario. Later in the eighth, the Woodchucks were able to score three runs to start a comeback against the Chinooks. TJ Reeves hit a two run home run to bring home Seltzer who had a single to get on base, and Kyle Simmons who walked earlier.

 

In the first inning the Chinooks started off strong with six runs. Mike Trautwein hit a three-run home run to start the game, Griffin Doersching also hit a home run to give the Chinooks an extra run in the first inning and they went up 6-1. Later in the top of the fourth, Cole Barr also scored for the Chinooks. The Chinooks scored another three runs in the sixth inning, with a home run from Cameron Hart. Again in seventh the Chinooks were able to score two more runs, and then scored another one in the eighth which was their last run of the game.

 

Top Performers

 

TJ Reeves had one hit, one run, and two RBI’s.

 

Next Up

 

The Wisconsin Woodchucks will continue their homestand tomorrow on Friday, June 21st against the Lakeshore Chinooks at 6:35 PM. A firework show set to TV Show Theme Songs will be held after the game, presented by Cellcom. The Woodchucks will then travel to Madison to face off against the Mallards on Saturday night. The Woodchucks will return home on Sunday to play the Mallards at Athletic Park. It will be Faith & Family Day. Join us for some fellowship with music, baseball and post-game kids can run the bases, presented by Yach’s Body & Custom and Grebe’s! For tickets, call us at 715.845.5055, stop by our front office, or visit woodchucks.com.

 

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The Wisconsin Woodchucks are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 25-year old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR).  All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.woodchucks.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Woodchucks as your favorite team.